WASHINGTON — Gen. Mark Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, is isolating after he tested positive for COVID-19, multiple news outlets are reporting.
“[Milley] is experiencing very minor symptoms and can perform all of his duties from the remote location,” Butler said in a statement. “He has received the COVID-19 vaccines including the booster.”
The statement continued: “All other Joint Chiefs of Staff except for one tested negative for COVID-19 yesterday.”
Milley last had contact with President Joe Biden on Wednesday, Butler said.
“[Milley] tested negative several days prior to and every day following contact with the president until yesterday,” the statement read.
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